2020 Tesla Model Y vs. Its Competition

2020 Tesla Model Y
Robert Duffer Robert Duffer Senior Editor

Sharing about 75% of its parts with the Model 3, the Model Y swaps sedan sport for crossover practicality.

The Chevy Bolt is more hatchback than crossover but is a more affordable and equally functional electric vehicle with plenty of upside.

GM and Tesla electric vehicles no longer qualify for the $7,500 tax credit.

On sale since 2010, the Nissan Leaf has a decade of EV experience and offers shoppers a budget hatchback with limited range.

New in 2019, the Hyundai Kona has a 258-mile range, second only to Tesla, and is a good value, but it has limited availability and no all-wheel drive.

The Audi E-Tron looks everything like a luxury Audi SUV would look and feel like, but it conceals a well-done electric SUV that lacks range at 222 miles.

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Quick Specs
The 2020 Tesla Model Y adapts the formula of the best-selling Model 3 and applies it to a more popular crossover style for a winning combination.
The 2021 E-Tron SUV and Sportback offer all the comfort, luxury, and features of Audi’s other premium models, with a fully electric twist.
A few more miles of range and modest upgrades push the 2020 Chevy Bolt EV electric hatchback back at the top for (non-Tesla) range, but there are other more charming urban electric cars.
At less than $30,000 after tax credits, the 2020 Hyundai Kona Electric is a great-value, high-range EV…even if it isn’t available everywhere.
The 2020 Nissan Leaf has outgrown its nerdy, commuter-car phase and steers now toward mainstream.
It’s not perfect, but the 2020 Tesla Model 3 has a devoted following and growing list of fans.
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Detailed Spec Comparison
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